Future Readiness for All: Scaling Equitable Access to Youth Career Exploration & Skill-Building

Research shows that two out of three high school students and recent high school graduates say they would have benefited from more career exploration in middle and/or high school. Additionally, most high school graduates (75 percent) do not feel prepared to make college or career decisions after graduation. During this session, hear from national youth career readiness nonprofit American Student Assistance (ASA) CMO and SVP of Digital Strategy Clay Colarusso, on the organization’s efforts to scale equitable access to highly engaging and impactful digital experiences that help kids to learn about the strengths and interests and how those match to career possibilities, starting in middle school.